Colorado: Interesting Places to Go on Rental Car


If you want to see interesting natural objects, as well as historical monuments, the American state of Colorado is waiting for you. What is the attractiveness of a holiday in Colorado, what to do and where to go – we will tell about everything in this article.

Rent a car to move comfortably

The car is the main type of movement throughout the country, and it can easily be rented immediately after arriving in America. As in other economically developed countries, there are private and international offices for hire. As practice shows, the rental service from popular brands is more expensive. Before you rent a car in Denver, look for car rental reviews.  One of the companies which offer great prices is Firefly, but there are some others you can check as well.  To rent a car you will need a driver’s license, a passport and a credit card so you can pay for the service with a credit card. As for age restrictions, drivers aged 20-24 must pay an additional young drivers surcharge (from $15 to $25 per day depending on the Driver’s Group). Note that you rent a car with a full tank and return it with the same level of fuel.

It is possible to take a car from Firefly car rental near Denver airport.

Places to visit

Starting your trip with Denver, you should look into the Rioja restaurant, famous among locals and tourists. There are elegant Mediterranean delicacies, as well as classic Spanish, Italian and French cuisine.

You may know that Colorado Springs is the famous brewing capital in the country. Therefore, it would be advisable to go here and make yourself a tour of the local breweries, in which, most often there are inexpensive restaurants and cafes with delicious food. Meat dishes, all sorts of sausages with fillers – the first thing that is worth a mandatory tourist try. It is recommended to start this tour from the restaurant Rocky Mountain Brewery.

Another place of interest is the Black Canyon of Gunnison, which length is 12 km. Its walls are very steep, and it is also full of narrow openings. Therefore, in some places, the sun does not fall there (from here comes its name). Climbing and rafting lovers come here and fans of tent cities can also settle along the canyon.

It is impossible not to visit the park Rocky Mountains. This is a very beautiful and picturesque place where nature enchants with its magnificence. In the park there are beautiful mountain lakes. The best period to visit is July-September. Here you can learn to climb rocks or book a tour and climb the mountain peak.

Not far from Colorado is another amazing park, named Garden of the Gods. In the park, there are amazing stone figures, which were formed as a result of weathering. You can enjoy them walking along the paths on foot.

Don’t forget about the unique Colorado landmark – Mesa Verde Park. There you can see the oldest rock houses inhabited by Indians more than 800 years ago. Besides, it is the UNESCO World Heritage Site.

If you like active rest, the perfect variant is to drive to Aspen. A pretty Victorian resort town located in the beautiful Roaring Fork Valley offers a huge number of restaurants, cafes, shops and all kinds of entertainment connected with winter sports.

While returning your car to Firefly at Denver airport, find any souvenir shop to buy some gifts. In Colorado, in great demand are various accessories made of precious stones and minerals.


Peter is a freelance writer with more than eight years of experience covering topics in politics. He was one of the guys that were here when the started.